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Guide to the Milton Mining and Water Company Papers, 1873-1881
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Milton Mining and Water Company Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1873-1881
    Box Number: 857
    Creator: Milton Mining and Water Company
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Milton Mining and Water Company Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Gold mines and mining--California--Nevada County
    Milton Mining and Water Company
    Hydraulic mining--California


    Articles of agreement, bills, correspondence, receipts, invoices, deeds, production reports, Nevada County mining records.


    In 1880 one of California's principle water ditches belonged to the Milton Mining and Water Company. One hundred miles long, it conveyed water to the Milton Mine for the company's hydraulic mining activities. Three dams, forming the English reservoir, were also owned by the company.


    Major Correspondents

    • Pichoir, H.
    • Smith, Hamilton, 1840-1900

    Other Correspondents

    • Bandmann, Neilson and Co.
    • Blacksmith
    • Edward Bosqui and Co.
    • Byrone, M., Jr.
    • Coleman, Edward
    • Dibble, A. B.
    • Dinckson (?), B. H.
    • Holland, C.
    • Huntington Hopkins and Co.
    • Judson, Egbert
    • Ladd, George L.
    • Perkins, H. C.
    • Schulze, Charles F
    • Selby and Company
    • Smith
    • Snider, Wm.
    • Suly, J. S.
    • Wallis, H. W.
    • Williamson, H.B.
    • Young, G. H., Sr.